Global Patent Index - EP 0917011 A3

EP 0917011 A3 2000-10-25 - Charging device having a shield with integral electrical connector

Title (en)

Charging device having a shield with integral electrical connector

Title (de)

Aufladevorrichtung mit Schild mit angeformtem elektrischen Verbinder

Title (fr)

Dispositif de charge ayant un protecteur avec un connecteur électrique monobloc

Publication

EP 0917011 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98121235 A

Priority

US 97101597 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0917011A2] A charging apparatus (76) for applying a uniform electrostatic charge to a charge retentive surface is provided. The charging apparatus is operably electrically connectable to a power supply for supplying an electrical bias to the charging apparatus. The apparatus includes a housing (306) and an electrode (310) mounted to the housing and positioned adjacent the surface in a non-contact relationship therewith. The apparatus also includes a shield (302) connected to the housing and at least partially surrounding the electrode. The apparatus also includes an electrical connector (326), electrically connected to the shield and electrically connectable to the power supply for providing an electrical bias to the shield. The electrical connector extends from the shield and is integral therewith. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G03G 15/02; H01T 19/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G03G 15/02 (2006.01); G03G 21/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G03G 15/0291 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0917011 A2 19990519; EP 0917011 A3 20001025; EP 0917011 B1 20020807; BR 9804614 A 19991103; BR 9804614 B1 20100713; DE 69807028 D1 20020912; DE 69807028 T2 20021205; JP H11219002 A 19990810; US 5987276 A 19991116

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